Fundamentals of Disaster Risk Finance (DRF)
Understand the difficult trade-offs governments make following disaster, gaining key insights into a range of innovative disaster risk finance (DRF) projects across the globe.
Interested in learning more about disaster risk finance (DRF)? This training from the World Bank’s Financial Protection Forum enables participants to understand how governments have to make difficult trade-offs in the aftermath of a disaster, gaining key insights into a range of innovative DRF projects across the globe.
The “Fundamentals of Disaster Risk Finance (DRF)” training consists of four modules:
- Introduction to Disaster Risk Finance introduces DRF and shows why financial protection is a key component of building resilience to disasters and climate change.
- Four Core Principles of Disaster Risk Finance lists and explains the four core principles of DRF.
- Getting Started: Strengthen Financial Resilience presents five steps to strengthen financial resilience.
- Assessment, which evaluates performance and provides results.
About the Financial Protection Forum
The Financial Protection Forum is managed by the Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance Program (DRFIP). A joint initiative of the World Bank Group’s Finance and Markets Global Practice and the Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR), DRFIP is a leading partner of developing countries seeking to develop and implement comprehensive financial protection strategies. Since its establishment in 2010, DRFIP has made tremendous efforts in improving the financial resilience of governments, businesses and households against natural disasters.